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Lyndon Baines Johnson

A Tale of Two Robert Caro Profiles

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

Both Esquire and the New York Times published lengthy profiles of LBJ biographer Robert Caro, who has just finished his fourth LBJ tome, The Passage to Power. But who had the better piece?

Go Ask Alice

Jan 20, 2013 By Pamela Colloff

Fifty years ago LBJ won—some say stole—a U.S. Senate runoff. What happened to the South Texas ballot box that saved his career?

Luci in the Sky

Mar 1, 1998 By Jan Jarboe Russell

After what seemed like a lifetime as the nation’s first daughter, Luci Baines Johnson has finally come of age.

Texas Primer: The Texas Timex

Feb 1, 1984 By Mark Seal

Ever since LBJ’s gold Rolex appeared next to his gall bladder scar in news photographs, Texans have been buying the pricey timepieces by the carload.